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Our Journey, Our Future, Our Data for National Development

This online open data showcase is being held in celebration of International Open Data Day, March 02, 2019, with the objective of highlighting various individuals and institutions within the private and public sector, as well as civil society that use public data from government. CLICK on the PHOTOGRAPH accompanying each article to read more.

The Pitons are two mountainous volcanic spires located in Saint Lucia.

Data For Standards - The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards

The Saint Lucia Bureau of Standards (SLBS) is a statutory body, whose mandate is defined by the Standards Act No. 14 of 1990, and the Metrology Act No. 17 of 2000, has the responsibility:

Data for App Developers - The Saint Lucia Open Source Community

On June 5th to 7th 2018, a bootcamp was held to equip persons with basic data literacy to help them understand and interpret data so that they can use it for data-driven storytelling and other civic data projects.

Data Serving Consumers - Consumer Affairs Department

The Consumer Affairs Department (CAD), in the Ministry of Commerce, is responsible for promotion and protection of the rights of consumers in Saint Lucia.

Managing National Statistics - Central Statistics Office Feature

The CSO is the principal data collecting, processing and disseminating agency responsible for coordinating, monitoring and supervising the National Statistical System.

Electoral Data - Women in Leadership

Saint Lucia Electoral Data facilitates the better understanding of the political environment of Saint Lucia.

Service to the Public - The Integrated Citizen Contact Centre 311

A St. Lucian woman answering citizen contact calls

The Integrated Citizen Contact Centre provides members of the public with easy access to real time information on Government Services by calling 311 Toll Free. Persons out of St.

The Shared Economy: A Study on Airbnb in St. Lucia

One of the most visible and fastest growing form on the sharing economy taking root in Saint Lucia is that of home/room rentals.

Data for Reform: Secured Transactions Reform by the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council (NCPC)

This legislative reform will facilitate the use of movable assets as collateral to secure credit that will generate new productive capital for firms.

Data Driven: The Saint Lucia Data Bootcamp

Attendees of the Saint Lucia data bootcamp

In June 2018, several data literacy experts and trainers from the World Bank Group, SlashRoots Foundation, Code for Africa, the International Center for Journalists and the Department of Public Service facilitated a three-day workshop, with hands-

Saint Lucia launches its Open Data website

In this video, participants report on the potential of Open Data to bring benefits to the people of Saint Lucia.

Data for Managing Disasters - NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) is part of a larger network with a key responsibility to ensure the efficient functioning of preparedness, prevention, mitigation and response actions to disasters.

The Importance of Weather Data - Met Service Feature

The Met services collects a wealth of data in the execution of their duties. This data is of extreme importance to a range of agencies, particularly in the areas of marine, aviation, agriculture and disaster management.

Data For Agriculture

The Annual Agricultural Review is a publication of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Production, Fisheries and Rural Development prepared by the Corporate Planning Unit.

Data for Audits

The Office of the Director of Audit is an independent constitutional office. The Director of Audit reports to Parliament. We are dedicated to providing Parliament and the public with assurance about government’s accountability and performance.

Tourism Data - Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Feature

The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority collects a range of data on the industry. This includes arrivals data, spending, source markets and airlift data.

Data in Education

The Department of Education produces an Annual Education Digest in which a wealth of data is presented about the education system in Saint Lucia.

Data For the Environment

Data is vital for effective reporting on the components of the environment, this includes air, water, biodiversity & human resources.

Understanding Our Economy - An Investigation of the Determinants of Tourism Demand to Saint Lucia (Research and Policy Unit)

Tourism is the largest source of foreign exchange to Saint Lucia and has a substantial direct and indirect impact on economic activity.

Data to Support Exporters - Export Saint Lucia

Export Saint Lucia is the lead National Trade Export and Promotion Agency, mandated to spearhead the island’s National Export Development Effort. The overall objective is to increase aggregate volume and value of exports from Saint Lucia.

Data for Productivity

It is critical for the National Competitiveness and Productivity Council to understand the levels of productivity in Saint Lucia as well as the magnitude of the solutions that have to be undertaken.

Le Roux delves into Saint Lucia's Tourism Open Data

Following a recent visit to the Pitons Management Area, South African journalist Le Roux Schoeman produced this short video story on the experience in the light of St. Lucia’s new Open Data portal